Posted: Wed 23rd Feb 2022

Flintshire’s fortnight of St David’s celebrations

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Feb 23rd, 2022

A fortnight of virtual activities to remember St David, Patron Saint of Wales are set to take place in Flintshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam will be holding activities between February 19th and March 5th. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A Menter Iaith is an independent community organisation working to increase and strengthen the use of Welsh locally ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Following the success of last year’s virtual St David’s Day celebrations, we want to make sure there is something for everyone again this year.”  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Working in partnership with Flintshire Council, Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam will be offering a variety of virtual activities to enjoy including Orielodl design videos, cookery workshops and more. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In addition, they will be sharing information about other local Welsh language and bilingual activities over the fortnight from ourselves and other organisations. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Leader of the Council, Councillor Ian Roberts, said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“We are absolutely delighted to be working with Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam once again to celebrate St David’s Day.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Celebrating our Welsh culture and heritage is a very special event in Flintshire and is very important to us.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The programme of events is an opportunity for everyone to participate and enjoy the celebrations.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“I would like to thank Menter Iaith for all their hard work pulling this varied programme together and the organisations who are involved and are participating in the activities.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Chief Executive of Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam, Gill Stephen, said; ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The St David’s Day celebrations have been growing in popularity each year and have now become established as a hugely popular and prominent event in the calendar of the people of Flintshire. ” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“This is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the Welsh identity of the county and everyone of all ages is welcome to join in the fun, Welsh speakers or not.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

You can find information about all these on Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam social media – click here ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

To join the celebrations, remember to use #DewiSiryFflint and follow Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam’s social media platforms. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Twitter: @fflintawrecsam ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Facebook: menteriaithffaw ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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